Pragmatics and Literacy This paper will first explicate the various elements of the language context and then discuss how readers and writers use this context to transact meaning. Using examples from two learning disability resource rooms, the importance of providing natural language contexts for oral and written language instruction will be explored. Finally, ... Research Article
Research Article  |   January 01, 1987
Pragmatics and Literacy
 
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  • Curtis Dudley-Marling is an assistant professor in the Faculty of Education, York University, 4700 Keele Street, North York, Ontario, Canada M3J 1P3. Requests for reprints may be sent to him at this address. Lynn K. Rhodes is an associate professor at the University of Colorado-Denver.
    Curtis Dudley-Marling is an assistant professor in the Faculty of Education, York University, 4700 Keele Street, North York, Ontario, Canada M3J 1P3. Requests for reprints may be sent to him at this address. Lynn K. Rhodes is an associate professor at the University of Colorado-Denver.×
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Research Article   |   January 01, 1987
Pragmatics and Literacy
Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, January 1987, Vol. 18, 41-52. doi:10.1044/0161-1461.1801.41
History: Received April 16, 1984 , Accepted December 12, 1985
 
Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, January 1987, Vol. 18, 41-52. doi:10.1044/0161-1461.1801.41
History: Received April 16, 1984; Accepted December 12, 1985

This paper will first explicate the various elements of the language context and then discuss how readers and writers use this context to transact meaning. Using examples from two learning disability resource rooms, the importance of providing natural language contexts for oral and written language instruction will be explored. Finally, the role of the speech-language clinician in children's literacy learning will be discussed.

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